Hollow out 4 tomatoes, . Season with salt and pepper and invert to drain. Cook 2 bacon slices with 1 garlic clove; chop, then toss with 1/2 cup chopped lettuce, 1/2 cup chopped stale bread cubes, 2 tablespoons mayonnaise and salt and pepper. Stuff into the tomatoes, then brush with the bacon drippings. Bake 20 to 30 minutes at 425 degrees F.
Photograph by Antonis Achilleos